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People

Total Population 1,542
Male Share of the Population 50.1%
Female Share of the Population 49.9%
Senior Citizens 24.8%
Employed Population 16+ 715
Age of the Population 50

Families

% of people married 62.3%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 27%
Median Earnings25+ $39,643
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $41,818
Median Earnings With High School Degree $30,625

Wealth

Median Family Income $70,481
% Above Poverty Level 90.7%
% Below Poverty Level 9.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 38 minutes
% Working from Home 12.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation 1%

Housing

People Living Alone 22.4%
Median Gross Rent $602
Median House Value $268,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 15.3%
US/American 0%
English 20.2%
Irish 20.4%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Otis Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 25 miles W of Chicopee, Massachusetts (center to center)
Nearest Large City 104 miles W of Boston, Massachusetts
County Berkshire
Metro Area Pittsfield
Standard Zip Codes 01253
Phone Area Codes 413
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.193
Longitude -73.092

Otis Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station CHESTER 2
Distance 9.3 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 31 F
Apr Temp 33 to 60 F
Jul Temp 57 to 86 F
Oct Temp 34 to 64 F
Annual Precip 61.6 inches
Station GREAT BARRINGTON 5 SW
Distance 16.9 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 32 F
Apr Temp 32 to 56 F
Jul Temp 56 to 81 F
Oct Temp 34 to 60 F
Annual Precip 47.9 inches
Station NORFOLK 2 SW
Distance 16.9 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 29 F
Apr Temp 33 to 53 F
Jul Temp 58 to 78 F
Oct Temp 38 to 57 F
Annual Precip 53.8 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Otis, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Cold Spring (01253)

North Otis (01253)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Blandford 382 $92,708
Chester 754 $59,333
Monterey 872 $66,964
New Marlborough 1,481 $81,818
Sandisfield 852 $75,469
Tyringham 393 $78,125

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Otis Free Public Library
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Otis, Massachusetts
(413) 269-0109

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